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Saratoga County Prosperity Partnership

2911 Route 9
Malta, NY 12020
P: +1 518-871-1887

Overview

Saratoga County residents enjoy plenty of outdoor activities in all seasons and treasure their rich history. In the summer months, tourism centers around equine racing, arts and culture.

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History & Heritage

Saratoga Race Course

This world-class Thoroughbred race course is a tourist hot-spot, tripling the population in Saratoga Springs during the summer racing season. It has and has been a focal point for the city since the 1860s.

Saratoga Spa State Park

Saratoga Spa State Park is a 2,400 acre preserve that is nationally renowned for its cultural, aesthetic, and recreational activities. The park’s picturesque setting complemented by its historic architecture is home to:

Saratoga Battlefield

The Saratoga Battlefield is known as the “Turning Point” of the American Revolution.

Saratoga Polo Association

Saratoga centers around a multitude of equestrian sports including the age-old tradition of polo.

Congress Park

This lush park located in the heart of Saratoga Springs is reminiscent of bygone days with lovely statues, a whimsical carousel, and charming ponds. The elegant Canfield Casino, located within the park’s perfectly manicured grounds, is the ideal venue to host weddings and other events.

Shopping

In Saratoga County, residents may find all of their needs met at the multitude of big-box retailers and shopping malls conveniently located in Wilton and Clifton Park, or find an eclectic mix of shops as they stroll the charming downtown areas such as Saratoga Springs or Ballston Spa.

Saratoga Downtown Business Association

Ballston Spa Business & Professional Association

Wilton Mall

Clifton Park Center

Dining

Tourists flock to Saratoga during the summer racing season and may enjoy an abundance of remarkable restaurants open year-round in downtown and the surrounding areas that rival those of larger cities like New York and Boston. An eclectic mix of restaurants may be found in the charming cities and villages, amidst the suburban shopping areas, or on many of the scenic lakes. Access to locally grown produce, provides many of these restaurants with the freshest ingredients.

Top Restaurants in Saratoga Springs - Yelp

Outdoor Adventure

In Saratoga County, the gateway to the Adirondacks, enjoy boating, swimming, or fishing on one of Saratoga County's beautiful lakes or hike one of the 46 Adirondack peaks.

Amidst the grandeur of the Adirondack Mountains, delight in a scenic hike to the summit of Hadley Mountain and enjoy the painstakingly restored Hadley Mountain Fire Tower.

Did You Know?

  • The potato chip was invented in Saratoga Springs.
  • Abner Doubleday, the mythical founder of American Baseball, was born in Ballston Spa.
  • Don McLean composed "American Pie" at the Tin & Lint, a well-known pub, on Caroline St. in downtown Saratoga Springs.

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Professional Sports None
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NCAA Sports — Division I None
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Golf Courses 20
Type Address
Airway Meadows Golf Course
18 holes
Semi-Private course
262 Brownville Rd
Gansevoort, NY 12831
P: (518) 792-414.
Ballston Spa Country Club
18 holes
Semi-Private course
Route 67
Ballston Spa, NY 12020
P: (518) 885-7935
Barney Road Golf Course
9 holes
Public course
1 Barney Rd
Clifton Park, NY 12065
P: (518) 373-1435
Bend of the River Golf Club
9 holes
Semi-Private course
5 Park Ave
Hadley, NY 12835
P: (518) 696-3415
Brookhaven Golf Club
18 holes
Semi-Private course
333 Alpine Meadows Rd
Greenfield Center, NY 12859
P: (518) 893-7458
Casperkill Country Club
18 holes
Public course
2330 South Rd - Rte 9
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
P: (845) 433-2222
Eagle Crest Golf Club
27 holes
Public course
1004 Ballston Lake Rd
Clifton Park, NY 12065
P: (518) 877-7082
Fairways of Halfmoon
18 holes
Public course
17 Johnson Rd
Mechanicsville, NY 12118
P: (518) 664-1578
Galway Golf Course
9 holes
Public course
5797 Jockey Street
Galway, NY 12325
P: (518) 882-6395
McGregor Links Country Club
18 holes
Private course
359 Northern Pines Road
Saratoga Springs, NY 12831
P: (518) 584-6664
Mechanicville Golf Club
9 holes
Semi-Private course
Highway 67 East
Mechanicville, NY 12118
P: (518) 664-3866
Mohawk River Country Club
18 holes
Semi-Private course
847 Riverview Rd
Rexford, NY 12148
P: (518) 399-1920
Montammy Golf Club
18 holes
Private course
Route 9 W
Alpine, NY 07620
P: (201) 768-9000
Pioneer Hills Golf Course
18 holes
Public course
3230 BallSton-Galway Rd
Ballston Spa, NY 12020
P: (518) 885-7000
Saratoga Golf & Polo Club
9 holes
Private course
301 Church St
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
P: 518.584.8121
Saratoga National Golf Club
18 holes
Public course
458 Union Ave
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
P: (518) 583-4653
Saratoga Spa State Park Golf Club
27 holes
Public course
60 Roosevelt Dr
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
P: (518) 584-2006
Tee Bird Golf Club
18 holes
Public course
30 Reservoir Rd
Moreau, NY 12828
P: (518) 792-7727
The Edison Club
27 holes
Private course
Route 146B Riverview Rd
Rexford, NY 12148
P: (518) 399-2992
Van Patten Golf Club
27 holes
Public course
924 Main St
Clifton Park, NY 12065
P: (518) 877-5400
Recreation Facilities 53
Amusement and Theme Parks 0
Amusement Arcades 4
Bowling Centers 4
Casinos 0
Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers 33
Marinas 8
Movie Theaters 4
Nature Parks and Other Similar Institutions 0
Racetracks 0
Skiing Facilities 0
Zoos and Botanical Gardens (Note: Includes aquariums.) 0